Monday, May 29, 2023


North East

Nation-wide raids against PFI: NIA arrests 10 in Assam, searches office in Manipur

Guwahati/Imphal, September 22: Ten activists of the Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested in Assam for allegedly fomenting communal strife and posing a threat to internal security as part of a country-wide multi-agency operation spearheaded by the NIA on Thursday, police said. A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) also raided an office of the PFI in Thoubal district of neighbouring Manipur and seized a large number of documents. However, none was arrested from this state, officials said. Altogether 106 activists of the Popular Front of India were...
North East

NIA conducts searches in Assam in Ansarullah Bangla Team case

Guwahati, May 21: The NIA on Saturday conducted searches at two locations in Barpeta district of Assam in connection with a case of recruiting impressionable youngsters to join jihadi outfits and work in sleeper cells for creating a base for the al-Qaeda in India. The case pertains to the disruption of an active module of the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) having affiliation to proscribed terrorist organisation al-Qaeda in the Indian Sub-continent (AQIS), operating in Barpeta district of Assam led by a Bangladeshi, an spokesperson said. The Bangladeshi national had entered...
Stan Swamy

Rights award for jailed Stan Swamy

JAMSHEDPUR, DECEMBER 17: Father Stan Swamy, the 83-year-old jailed priest, has been selected for an award honouring the late Mukundan...